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FMAPPROVAL 7260 - Electrostatic Finishing Equipment
July 1, 2018 - FM

This standard contains the basic requirements for the construction and testing of Electrostatic Finishing Equipment. This standard does not include powder applicators that function using the principles of triboelectric charging of the powder particles. The requirements of this standard apply to the...

FMAPPROVAL 6049 - Storage Buildings and Lockers
December 1, 2013 - FM

This standard sets performance requirements for structures designed to provide a safe, secure storage and/or dispensing area for ignitable liquids, for the storage of flammable and non-flammable compressed gases in cylinders and for the storage of combustible and/or non-combustible commodities. The...

FMAPPROVAL 1230 - Anti-Water Hammer Check Valves
December 1, 2013 - FM

This standard encompasses the design and performance requirements for 2, 2-1/2, 3, 3-1/2, 4, 5, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, and 24 inch nominal size anti-water hammer check valves. The intended application of these devices is to permit the flow of water in one direction only, preventing flow in...

FMAPPROVAL 5320 - Dry Chemical Extinguishing Systems
December 1, 2013 - FM

Pre-engineered dry chemical fire extinguishing systems are classified into one of two general categories according to protection type: total flooding or local application. Total flooding systems are designed to uniformly discharge dry chemical throughout the entire protected volume, and are...

FMAPPROVAL 6036 - Flexible Hose Assmblies for Flammable Gases and/or Ignitable Liquids
December 1, 2013 - FM

This standard encompasses the design and performance requirements for flexible hoses with threaded end fittings used to carry flammable gases and / or ignitable liquids, such as, but not limited to, propane and natural gas, which may be used in appliances or machinery. Flexible hoses used to carry...

FMAPPROVAL 3650 - Electric Submersible Motors For Use In Class I, Division 1, Hazardous (Classified) Locations
December 1, 2013 - FM

This standard contains the basic requirements for the construction and testing of electric submersible motors. This standard is intended to be used in conjunction with Approval Standard's Class 3600- Electrical Equipment for Use in Hazardous (Classified) Locations - General Requirements; and Class...

FMAPPROVAL 1034 - Air Drying Units
November 1, 2013 - FM

This standard encompasses the design and performance requirements for air drying units. In cases where metric sized products are to be examined for Approval, test criteria comparable to the equivalent or nearest nominal inch size shall be used. Approval Standards are intended to verify that the...

FMAPPROVAL 4930 - Cooling Towers
November 1, 2013 - FM

This standard sets the requirements for cooling towers constructed with combustible and noncombustible components. Typical combustible components may include, but are not limited to, structural carrying/support members, fill, drift eliminators, louvers, fan, fan deck, piping, enclosure walls or...

FMAPPROVAL 1630 - Steel Pipe for Automatic Fire Sprinkler Systems
November 1, 2013 - FM

This standard encompasses the design and performance requirements for steel pipe for use in aboveground fire sprinkler systems designed and installed in accordance with FM Global Property Loss Prevention Data Sheets. This Approval standard is limited to NPS (Nominal Pipe Size) 1/2, 3/4, 1,...

FMAPPROVAL 4910 - Cleanroom Materials Flammability Test Protocol
October 1, 2013 - FM

This test standard describes minimum performance requirements for materials which are intended for use in cleanroom facilities. This standard evaluates the ability of the materials to limit fire spread and smoke damage. All requirements in the standard must be met for materials to be acceptable....

FMAPPROVAL 4991 - Firestop Contractors
October 1, 2013 - FM

This standard sets the requirements for Approval of Firestopping Contractors who install firestop systems and their components that are listed by an accredited third party testing or listing agency as fire rated construction of specific hourly ratings. This standard examines the contractor's...

FMAPPROVAL 6917 - Rack Storage Flue Spacers
August 1, 2013 - FM

This standard sets the performance requirements of rack storage flue spacers in regards to their ability to maintain a minimum 6 in. (76 mm) wide transverse flue space within a rack structure under various anticipated storage rack loadings. All requirements in this standard shall be met in order...

FMAPPROVAL 4435 - Edge Systems Used With Low Slope Roofing Systems
June 1, 2013 - FM

This standard sets performance requirements for edge systems installed on low slope roofing according to the limitations and requirements specified for each individually manufactured roof edge system. The requirements of this standard shall be used to measure and describe the wind load resistance...

FMAPPROVAL 3640 - Land Mobile Radios for use in Class I, Division 1 Hazardours (Classified) Locations
June 1, 2013 - FM

This standard specifies the particular requirements for construction, test and marking for Land Mobile Radio (LMR) equipment and accessories for use in Class I, Division 1, locations as defined by the National Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA 70. This LMR equipment, within the operational parameters...

FMAPPROVAL 4920 - Filters Used in Clean Room Facilities
June 1, 2013 - FM

This standard applies to filters assemblies for use in clean room facilities. The filter assembly typically consists of frames, filter media, gaskets, sealing gel material and potting compounds. This standard covers Approval of final stage wall filters, ceiling filters and prefiltration units....

FMAPPROVAL 5600 - Clean Agent Extinguishing Systems
April 1, 2013 - FM

This standard contains requirements for vaporizing liquid and inert gas clean agent extinguishing systems for total flooding protection. Extinguishing systems shall be designed for automatic control to protect single or multiple hazard areas. A basic vaporizing liquid or inert gas clean agent...

FMAPPROVAL 4121 - Approval Standard for Fire and Smoke Door Holder and/or Release Devices
April 1, 2013 - FM

This standard sets the performance requirements for fire and smoke door holder and/or release devices. They shall be examined for their ability to keep a fire or smoke door in the open position by either electromechanical or electromagnetic means until such time that the unit(s) receive a signal...

FMAPPROVAL 2510 - Flood Abatement Equipment
March 1, 2013 - FM

This standard encompasses the design and performance requirements for flood abatement equipment for use in controlling riverine or rainfall related flood conditions. Flood abatement equipment shall be FM Approved for specific flood protection applications which are designated and categorized...

FMAPPROVAL 1364 - Expansion Chambers
February 1, 2013 - FM

This standard applies to any component intended for use in sprinkler system piping to reduce pressure changes from temperature cycling in sprinkler systems, or to account for thermal expansion or pressure changes in antifreeze systems. These expansion chambers are referred to as thermal expansion...

FMAPPROVAL 7320 - Electric Heaters for Use in Class I, II and III, Division 1, Hazardous (Classified) Locations
January 1, 2013 - FM

This standard sets performance requirements for electric heaters, electric air heater, immersion (paint, fluids, etc.) heaters and heating elements rated 600 volts or less. This standard does not apply to electric trace heating. The standard is intended to be used in conjunction with FM...

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